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Published on Feb 25, 2014

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Science isn't always a visual medium, but I think it's most important moments have often been captured in photos and illustrations. I picked out some of my favorite science images from history.

John Barrow's book "Cosmic Imagery" http://amzn.to/1hP80PY

Nicolaus Copernicus' "De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium" http://bit.ly/1o3uESj
Robert Hooke's "Micrographia" http://bit.ly/1ppce1V
1919 Eclipse http://bit.ly/1ljaoiq
Watson & Crick's "A Structure for Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid" http://bit.ly/1fp2r92
Hubble eXtreme Deep Field http://1.usa.gov/1hukqIz
Apollo 8 "Earthrise" http://bit.ly/1mwaIss


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by Joe Hanson

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